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NYC shows skills gap for healthcare, IT
Healthcare IT News : October 31, 2014, 10:38 am
New York City offers plenty of healthcare and technology jobs, but there's a gap between the work and the skills available, according to a new report from financial services firm JPMorgan Chase.
On Thursday, the company released the first in a series of reports slated to address the mismatch between potential employers and job seekers.
The report is part of JPMorgan Chase’s five-year, $250 million New Skills at Work initiative, which aims to identify middle-skill healthcare and technology occupations that are in high demand.
Wanted: communications help for EHRs
Healthcare IT News : October 31, 2014, 8:34 am
CIOs: EHR usability to get worse
Healthcare IT News : October 31, 2014, 8:06 am
Worries over the usability of EHRs have escalated recently – in tandem, it seems, with broad adoption. And now, comes research from analyst firm Frost & Sullivan that confirms it and highlights the dangers.
The findings indicate it's likely to get worse before it gets better.
Top problem: Information retrieval. It's nearly impossible for physicians to get the right information at the right time from their EHRs. They need it at the point of care. When it's not there, it's not merely frustrating. It puts patients at risk.
State data breach numbers sound alarm
Healthcare IT News : October 30, 2014, 10:31 am
California state officials this week released its second annual data breach report, and spoiler alert: the numbers for the healthcare industry aren't pretty.
Cleveland Clinic's 10 innovation picks
Healthcare IT News : October 30, 2014, 9:22 am
Cleveland Clinic unveiled Wednesday its 9th annual list of Top 10 Medical Innovations that are likely to have major impact on improving patient care in 2015, and among them are some technology advances.
It includes a mobile stroke ambulance, fast, painless blood-testing that requires just a drop, and a novel intra-operative radiation approach for breast cancer. The list also includes a lead-free pacemaker that can be implanted without surgery.